Upgrading ODBC Driver or Database to 10.1.0.2 or higher can cause ORA-6550/PLS-172 or Access Violation (Doc ID 780508.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Generic Windows
***Checked for relevance on 23-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

Upgrading Database to 10gR1 (10.1.0.2) or higher

or upgrading ODBC Driver to 9.2.0.8 or higher

and running a unchanged ODBC application following two effects maybe seen:

ODBC Status S1000 at SQLExecDirect: [Oracle][ODBC][Ora] ORA-06550 line 1, column 230
PLS-00172 string literal too long
ORA-06550 line 279, column 271
PLS-00172 string literal too long


or an access violation / heap corruption terminating the application silently.



Cause

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